Fiction Reviews for ages 12 and up

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Novels written for children, young people, and the young at heart can truly can take us to the most extraordinary places. Historical fiction takes us back in time whereas fantasy takes us to places that have never even been, Some of the titles reviewed below will be attractive to adult as well as children. For more fiction for older readers please go to the Series, Features, and Bookish Calendar sections of the journal.

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Book of a Thousand Days

Book of a Thousand Days

Shannon Hale
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2007   ISBN: 978-1599900513
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Genius Squad

Genius Squad

Catherine Jinks
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2009   ISBN: 978-0152066505
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Lockwood and Co: The Creeping Shadow

Lockwood and Co: The Creeping Shadow

Jonathan Stroud
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Disney Hyperion, 2016   ISBN: 978-1484709672
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The Geomancer's Compass

The Geomancer's Compass

Melissa Hardy
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Tundra Books, 2012   ISBN: 978-1770492929
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The Glass Sentence

The Glass Sentence

S.E. Grove
Fiction  Series
For ages 13 and up
Penguin, 2014   ISBN: 978-0670785025
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The Ink-Keeper's Apprentice

The Ink-Keeper's Apprentice

Allen Say
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
HMH Books for Young Readers, 1994   ISBN: 978-0395705629
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Magisterium

Magisterium

Jeff Hirsch
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Scholastic Press, 2012   ISBN: 978-0545290180
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Exo

Exo

Fonda Lee
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Scholastic Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-0545933438
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The Reminder

The Reminder

Rune Michaels
Fiction
For ages 12 to 14
Simon and Schuster, 2008   ISBN: 978-1442402539
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Jackaby

Jackaby

William Ritter
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Workman Publishing, 2014   ISBN: 978-1616203535
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